Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Indonesian Journal of Communication Studies focuses on publishing research scientific papers on communication science. The paper should be related to the fields below;

1. Media studies

2. Public relations

3. Marketing communication

4. New Media

5. Political Communication

6. Advertising

7. Broadcasting


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by Editorial Board.

The manuscripts will also be checked for plagiarism using Turnitin and Crossref. 

Then, the articles will be sent to the Mitra Bestari/peer reviewer and will go to the next selection by Double Blind Peer Review Process.

After that, the articles will be returned to the authors to revise. These processes take a month (four week) for a maximum time.

In the each manuscript, Mitra Bestari/ peer reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. Mitra Bestari/peer reviewer that collaboration with The Indonesian Journal of Communication Studies is the experts in Communication Science area and issues around it. They were experienced in the prestigious journal and publication that was spread around the national and abroad.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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The Indonesian Journal of Communication Studies

The Indonesia Journal of Communication Studies is an English-language communication science journal that accepts research articles related to the world of communication both theory-based and research.